Week 6 Discussion: Treatment of Anxiety Disorders due to another Medical Condition

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Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, and Related Disorders

Week 6 Discussion: Treatment of Anxiety Disorders due to another Medical Condition

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An Overview of Anxiety Disorder Due to another Medical Condition

Explain the difference between an adjustment disorder and Anxiety Disorder Due to Another Medical Condition. Provide examples to illustrate your rationale.

Explain the diagnostic criteria for Anxiety Disorder Due to Another Medical Condition.

Explain the evidenced-based psychotherapy and psychopharmacologic treatment for Anxiety Disorder Due to Another Medical Condition. Support your rationale with references to the Learning Resources or other academic resource.

Learning Resources

Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

· Chapter 9, “Anxiety Disorders” (pp. 387–417)

· Chapter 11, “Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders” (pp. 437–451)

Gabbard, G. O. (2014). Gabbard’s treatment of psychiatric disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publications.

· Chapter 16, “Panic Disorder”

· Chapter 18, “Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia)”

· Chapter 19, “Generalized Anxiety Disorder”

· Chapter 20, “Specific Phobia”

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

· “Anxiety Disorders”

· “Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders”

Stahl, S. M. (2014). Prescriber’s Guide: Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology (5th ed.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Note: All Stahl resources can be accessed through the Walden Library using the link below. This link will take you to a login page for the Walden Library. Once you log in to the library, the Stahl website will appear. http://ezp.waldenulibrary.org/login?url=http://stahlonline.cambridge.org/

 

To access information on specific medications, click on The Prescriber’s Guide, 5th Ed. tab on the Stahl Online website and select the appropriate medication.

 

Anxiety

Generalized anxiety disorder

Panic disorder

alprazolam amitriptyline amoxapine buspirone chlordiazepoxide citalopram clomipramine clonazepam clonidine clorazepate cyamemazine desipramine diazepam dothiepin doxepin duloxetine escitalopram fluoxetine fluvoxamine gabapentin (adjunct) hydroxyzine imipramine isocarboxazid lofepramine

loflazepate lorazepam maprotiline mianserin mirtazapine moclobemide nefazodone nortriptyline oxazepam paroxetine phenelzine pregabalin reboxetine sertraline tiagabine tianeptine tranylcypromine trazodone trifluoperazine trimipramine venlafaxine vilazodone

alprazolam citalopram desvenlafaxine duloxetine escitalopram fluoxetine fluvoxamine mirtazapine paroxetine pregabalin sertraline tiagabine (adjunct) venlafaxine

alprazolam citalopram clonazepam desvenlafaxine escitalopram fluoxetine fluvoxamine isocarboxazid lorazepam mirtazapine nefazodone paroxetine phenelzine pregabalin reboxetine sertraline tranylcypromine venlafaxine

Posttraumatic stress disorder

Reversal of benzodiazepine effects

Social anxiety disorder

citalopram clonidine desvenlafaxine escitalopram fluoxetine fluvoxamine mirtazapine nefazodone paroxetine prazosin (nightmares) propranolol (prophylactic) sertraline venlafaxine

flumazenil

citalopram clonidine desvenlafaxine escitalopram fluoxetine fluvoxamine isocarboxazid moclobemide paroxetine phenelzine pregabalin sertraline tranylcypromine venlafaxine

Maples-Keller, J. L., Price, M., Rauch, S., Gerardi, M., & Rothbaum, B. O. (2017). Investigating relationships between PTSD symptom clusters within virtual reality exposure therapy for OEF/OIF veterans. Behavior Therapy, 48(2), 147–155. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2016.02.011

 

Hayes, J. P., Logue, M. W., Reagan, A., Salat, D., Wolf, E. J., Sadeh, N., & ... Miller, M. W. (2017). COMT Val158Met polymorphism moderates the association between PTSD symptom severity and hippocampal volume. Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience: JPN, 42(2), 95–102. doi:10.1503/jpn.150339

 

Quinn, B. L., & Peters, A. (2017). Strategies to reduce nursing student test anxiety: A literature review. Journal of Nursing Education, 56(3), 145–151. doi:10.3928/01484834-20170222-05

Required Media

Wolpe, J. (Producer). (n.d.). Joseph Wolpe on systematic desensitization [Video file]. Mill Valley, CA: Psychotherapy.net

 

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 59 minutes. You will access this video from the Walden Library databases

Acosta, M. C., Possemato, K., Maisto, S. A., Marsch, L. A., Barrie, K., Lantinga, L., . . . Rosenblum, A. (2017). Web-delivered CBT reduces heavy drinking in OEF-OIF veterans in primary care with symptomatic substance use and PTSD. Behavior Therapy, 48(2), 262-–276. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2016.09.001

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association (SAMHSA). (2014). TIP 57: Trauma-informed care in behavioral health services. Retrieved from: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/TIP-57-Trauma-Informed-Care-in-Behavioral-Health-Services/SMA14-4816

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